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NPR Shares How a Jewish Man Became a Latter-day Saint Missionary

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

When Daniel Ortner was 18 years old, his faith in God was shattered. "My mom, when I was in high school, wa...


Watch: How a Devout Baptist Who Opposed the Church Became a Latter-day Saint

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Mormon Life

Jim was a devout Baptist for decades, with no intentions of changing his religion. In fact, having grown up...


Prisoner of War Shares How His Experiences in Vietnam Led Him to the Restored Gospel

by William Spencer, adapted from “Supersonic Saints: Thrilling Stories from LDS Pilots” | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I was a 29-year-old United States Air Force fighter pilot, hanging from a parachute, slowly descending into...


The Miraculous Conversion Stories of 4 Preachers Who Gave Up Everything to Join the Church

by Excerpted from "Saints" | Mormon Life

Visions, dreams, faith, and sacrifice. These are many reoccurring elements in the conversion stories of som...


How the Church Grew From 3 to 6,000 in Jamaica

by Trent Toone, courtesy of the Deseret News | Mormon Life

For several years, the membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jamaica consisted o...


100-year-old Woman Baptized into LDS Church

by Deseret News | News from Utah

For those who know the story of Madeline Baldwin, a recent convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...